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2010 Best Music Poll Winners

BEST MUSIC POLL > NATIONAL

Best Pop shit in National

Lady Gaga

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Kings of Leon and Black Eyed Peas both scraped their way to the top through a long process of refining their appeal — but neither has captured the lightning-in-a-bottle combination of weirdness and newness that is the international pop-shit phenomenon Lady Gaga. At this point, her two-year campaign of shock and awe is beginning to wear out even her most faithful followers — but that only means that she's dug past the topsoil into the deeper ground that is the casual music listener. Last year, said listeners were snapping their fingers inattentively to a radio hit; this year, they're dressing up like maniacs and following her around. Eventually, the world will tire of her unbounded need to impress — but that doesn't seem likely to happen any time soon.

Runners-up
2. Kings of Leon
3. Black Eyed Peas
4. Owl City

by DANIEL BROCKMAN

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), who performs under the stage name Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter and musician. She began...

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